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Expedition 5 member Peggy Whitson drives the armored personnel carrier used for emergency egress training.

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During Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities at KSC, Expedition 5 member Peggy Whitson drives the M-113 armored personnel carrier, used for emergency egress training at the pad. Passengers in the vehicle are Expedition 5 Commander Valeri Korzun and George Hoggard (center), with the KSC/CCAS Fire Department, who supervises the driving. Expedition 5 will travel to the International Space Station on mission STS-111 as the replacement crew for Expedition 4, who will return to Earth aboard Endeavour. The TCDT also includes a simulated launch countdown Known as Utilization Flight -2, the mission includes attaching a Canadian-built mobile base system to the International Space Station that will enable the Canadarm2 robotic arm to move along a railway on the Station's truss to build and maintain the outpost. The crew will also replace a faulty wrist/roll joint on the Canadarm2 as well as unload almost three tons of experiments and supplies from the Italian-built Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo. Launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-111 is scheduled for May 30, 2002

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  • Title: Expedition 5 member Peggy Whitson drives the armored personnel carrier used for emergency egress training.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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